Court decisions

Protest organizer Linda Sarsour rings a small bell to signal hundreds of activists challenging the Trump administration's approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents, in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 28, 2018 - 5:39 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on immigrant parents and children separated at the U.S. border (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Democratic congresswoman was among about 575 people arrested at a rally protesting the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy on immigration. Rep. Pramila Jayapal of...
Read More
Migrant parents including Iris, from Honduras, left, Gustavo, from Guatamala, standing in green, Wilson Romero, from Honduras, standing, and Christian, from Honduras, seated in gray, socialize outside the Annunciation House, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in El Paso, Texas. Thirty-two parents separated from their children are staying at the home as they wait to be reunited with their children. If the Trump administration has any hope of complying with a judge's order to reunite thousands of migrant children and parents within 30 days, it's going to have to clear away the red tape and confusion many immigrants have encountered so far. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 27, 2018 - 7:51 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — In an unmarked brick building a few blocks from the Mexican border, immigrant parents clutched folders of birth certificates and asylum paperwork and sat on folding chairs, waiting to use a single, shared landline phone. They rushed to the phone as their names were called with...
Read More
June 27, 2018 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for his role in the 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. In November 2017, a jury in Washington convicted 47-year-old Ahmed Abu Khattala of...
Read More
President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 27, 2018 - 9:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday said a judge's order to reunite families separated at the border "makes it even more imperative" that Congress pass legislation that would enable it "to simultaneously enforce the law and keep families together." Otherwise, the administration...
Read More
June 27, 2018 - 8:07 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court says that the ban on civil partnerships for different-sex couples is "incompatible" with human rights laws — a decision supporters hope will pave the way for such unions. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, who want to avoid the patriarchal baggage of...
Read More
June 27, 2018 - 5:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt from a terminally ill man to overturn the country's blanket ban on assisted suicide, ruling that such a decision needs to be made by politicians in Parliament. In a decision released on Wednesday, judges expressed their "deep sympathy...
Read More
Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for court hearing at Shah Alam High Court, Malaysia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Lawyers for two Southeast Asian women accused of poisoning Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un began their closing arguments Wednesday in a high-profile trial that could send the women to the gallows. (AP Photo/Voon Chong)
June 27, 2018 - 5:01 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Circumstantial evidence against two women accused of poisoning to death the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader is feeble, the women's lawyers told a court on Wednesday, as they urged the judge to acquit their clients. Siti Aisyah, 25, of Indonesia and Doan Thi...
Read More
Randi Weingarten tries to deliver a teddy bear and other items for children to federal agents at the port-of-entry, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Fabens, Texas, along the international border where immigrant children are being held. The group tried to deliver items to the children housed in tents at the facility but were turned away. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 27, 2018 - 12:29 am
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their parents. If children are younger than 5, they must...
Read More
FILE - In this March 8, 2018, file photo, Jason Maloni, left, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's spokesman, left, walks with Paul Manafort, center, as they leave the Alexandria Federal Courthouse after an arraignment hearing in Alexandria, Va. A federal judge in Virginia has rejected Manfort's move to throw out charges brought by the special counsel in the Russia investigation. The decision June 26 was a setback for Manafort in his defense against numerous tax and bank fraud charges. Behind Manafort protester Bill Christeson holds up a sign that says "traitor." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 26, 2018 - 9:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia rejected a bid by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to throw out charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation, clearing the way for a much-anticipated trial to start as scheduled next month. The decision Tuesday...
Read More
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks with reporters following a closed door luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 26, 2018 - 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is taking a victory lap after the Supreme Court decision on President Donald Trump's travel ban, posting a photo with the...
Read More

Pages